Snakefoot: The Making of a Champion
Elhew Kennel owner Bob Wehle shares his 60 years of Breeding & Training secrets, 268 pgs.
Robert G. Wehle has line bred, developed and trained the premier shooting dogs in the country since 1938. Pointers from his famous Elhew Kennels are sought after by discriminating hunters, field trials, and dog breeders the world over. In Snakefoot: The Making of a Champion, Wehle not only chronicles the step-by-step development of National Champion Elhew Snakefoot, but outlines his now famous breeding program and shares his successful stress-free techniques of training that have produced so many generations of fine shooting dogs and national field trial champions.
|Chapter One: Breeding Background||1|
|Chapter Two: Establishing a Pure Gene Pool||11|
|Chapter Three: How it Started||19|
|Chapter Four: Snakefoot's Pedigree||31|
|Chapter Five: Breeding||53|
|Chapter Six: Breeding Questions||63|
|Chapter Seven: A Philosophy of Training||85|
|Chapter Eight: Where It All Begins||95|
|Chapter Nine: Walking Puppies||103|
|Chapter Ten: Yard Training||119|
|Chapter Eleven: The FinalDevelopment of Snakefoot||131|
|Chapter Twelve: Field Trials||153|
|Chapter Thirteen: What Have We Done?||191|
|Chapter Fourteen: For The Record||205|
|Chapter Fifteen: The Rewards of Maturity||239|
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